Sounds like you've done your research. Good luck. roud:
Thanks! I also am looking into recipes that use nutritional yeast, because apparently it has a "cheesy" flavor and also provides B12You could try some tahini for those cheese cravings!
Cool. I already watched a couple of videos and will check more out. I love collecting nutrition info. Thanks!Have you tried Daiya soy cheese? OMG-- the best!
I would be willing to bet you are shedding water weight rather than fat at this point, but that's a good thing because it means you're eliminating toxins (and excess salt?). There's lots of evidence to suggest that a plant-based diet is the way to go. If you're interested, check out NutritionFacts.org | The Latest in Nutrition Related Research. Granted, the guy who runs the site is a vegan, so it's a bit biased. He's also a MD, for whatever that's worth.
Yes, nutritional yeast does add a bit of a cheesy flavor to foods, and it has TONS of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. I was floored the first time I saw its nutrition label. I don't use a lot of recipes that call for it, but I add it to soups and pasta sauces for a little extra flavor.Thanks! I also am looking into recipes that use nutritional yeast, because apparently it has a "cheesy" flavor and also provides B12
It's only been four days but I've had no cheese cravings. Today I had Wheetabix with coconut milk for breakfast, raw carrot sticks and red pepper hummus with olive oil and plain almond yogurt for lunch, and a vegan black bean and rice burrito with plain tortilla chips and guacamole for dinner, and I didn't miss cheese or dairy at all. I actually was pleasantly surprised with almond yogurt, it didn't have a sickeningly sweet taste or anything.Yes, nutritional yeast does add a bit of a cheesy flavor to foods, and it has TONS of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. I was floored the first time I saw its nutrition label. I don't use a lot of recipes that call for it, but I add it to soups and pasta sauces for a little extra flavor.
Cheese is a tough one for me, too! I recently tried this recipe, though, and loved it (substituted chili powder for the chipotle powder). I'm not sure how many people would mistake it for actual dairy cheese, but I think it's delicious. Good luck!
I'm not interested in PETA; however, I am interested in sustainable farming and the health of my body. Yes, eating a largely plant based diet is sane, however, I'm not sure veganism is supposed to be a long-term diet for most people. On the other hand, vegetarians are some of the healthiest people, and many practitioners of yoga are vegetarian or vegan.@fourtines Even if you consumed meat and dairy, the majority of the diet is somewhat meant to be what vegans already consume anyway; its meant to be as naturally as possible with minimum junk food (there is also vegan junk food and its equally as horrendous, there is a lot more to dietary science in truth). The whole notion that people who give up meat and dairy become healthier is misleading especially when factoring it the fact that some people were already living unhealthily eating shit, under consuming the majority of how recommended diet, probably not exercising or watching their calories too. If you are doing this because of PETA good luck... else don't fool yourself over "dietary benefits" if you want the true picture.